The Runaway Friend: A Kirsten Mystery

Author(s): Kathleen Ernst
Kirsten Larson has been living on the Minnesota frontier for only a few weeks when her neighbor and friend, Erik Sandahl, disappears. Erik had promised to help the Larsons at harvest time--and he owes Uncle Olav money. Has Erik run out on his promises? Everyone seems to think so--except Kirsten. Can she figure out what's happened to her friend?

Takes place in 1854.
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Publisher: American Girl
Publication date: March 1, 2008
Binding: Paperback,
192 pages
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